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UK circular economy startup Twig bags Series A

Twig, which describes itself as a UK circular economy FinTech scaleup, has closed its Series A round on $35m.

Industry experts react to UK’s new Crypto and Digital Assets Group

As cryptocurrencies continue to gain popularity around the world, the UK parliament has formed the Crypto and Digital Assets Group to support innovation and regulation of digital assets.

London-based DigiDoe closes funding round early

London-based DigiDoe, which aims to revolutionise the world’s outdated payments infrastructure, has collected £850,000 from new investors.

UK’s FCA releases Christmas jingle to fight fraud

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority releases a song it hopes can help protect consumers from loan fee fraud during Christmas.

UK’s HMRC reports 17 internal data breaches in 15 months

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) reported 17 serious data breaches to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) between January 2020 and March 2021.

Monzo’s valuation hits $4.5bn as it bounces back from 2020

UK digital bank giant Monzo has reached a $4.5bn valuation after it recovers from its slump in 2020.

Moody’s Corporation purchases pair of RegTech companies

Moody’s Corporation has acquired compliance automation platform PassFort and is set to purchase 360kompany, an onboarding technology developer.

FCA lowers public share percentages for public companies

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will change the amount of shares an issuer is required to have in public hands from 25% to 10%.

FOLK2FOLK bags £7m to support UK SMEs

FOLK2FOLK, a peer-to-peer (P2P) lender for rural and regional small businesses, has collected £7m from British Business Investments.

Bringing prevention to insurance – Locket eyes crowdfunding

Locket, which identifies as a prevention-first insurance provider, has launched the pre-registration for its latest crowdfunding round.

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